Marilyn "Jean" Fain, 78, of La Porte, passed away peacefully at her home on Friday, August 16, 2019.
Jean was born on August 8, 1941 in Leiters Ford, IN, to O.C. Harold and Mary Magdalene (Davis) Hartle.
On January 15, 1972 in Door Village, IN, she married Wendell H. Fain who survives. Also surviving are her children, Debra (Brian) Sauers of La Porte, Delynn (Tom) Ervin of Fox Lake, WI, and Curtis (Kimi) Fain of Rolling Prairie; grandchildren, Brienne (Jeff) Robertson of Hudsonville, MI, Lauren Sauers of La Porte, Alexis Fain of Golden, CO, Amelia Sauers of La Porte, Mariah Fain of Rolling Prairie, Jack (Devlin) Ervin of Pensacola, FL, Kerigan Hundt of Rolling Prairie, and Zachary Fain of Rolling Prairie; great-grandchildren, Cole, Elena and Leah; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded by her parents; son, Mark Nalepka; sisters, Connie Dunlap and Beverly Osborn; and brother, Gerald "Bud" Hartle.
Jean worked as an office manager at Wampler's for many years. She was a member of the First Church of God and was a former member of the Pleasant Township Advisory Board. She enjoyed participating in a women's bowling league for over 30 years.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11 am on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center with Pastor Jeff Zigler officiating. Burial will follow at Salem Heights Cemetery.
A time of visitation will be held from 4 - 7 pm on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 and from 10 am until the time of the service on Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to the First Church of God, 2020 E. Lincolnway, La Porte, IN 46350 or to the donor's choice.
Condolences may be shared with the family on www.cutlercares.com.